Emmerdale’s Rhona will tell Paddy to stay away out of fear for how their friendship will be perceived at her upcoming rape trial.
A photograph of the pair embracing looks set to be used as evidence by Pierce in court, with the police telling Rhona next week that the image could be vital when it comes to backing up his argument.
Fearing the worst, Paddy then beats himself up, feeling that he’s made things worse, while Rhona – now increasingly frightened by the prospect of Pierce being exonerated – asks the village vet to steer clear.
Meanwhile, Vanessa is distracted and can’t bring herself to tell Rhona that she’s been summoned as a witness along with Marlon and Jimmy.
Eventually, Vanessa summons the courage and Rhona reassures her friend that she trusts her to give evidence. But will the trial end up going Rhona’s way?
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